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Twitter Aided Pentagon Propaganda Campaigns across Middle East, Amplifying Agency-Aligned Accounts

• Yahoo News

Despite testifying before Congress that Twitter pledged "to rapidly identify and shut down all state-backed covert information operations & deceptive propaganda," Fang tweeted, "Twitter gave approval & special protection to the U.S. military's online psychological influence ops."

In one case, Fang shared screenshots of an official letter sent by the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) to Twitter officials in July 2017 asking the social-media platform to "amplify certain messages" along with requests for the accounts to be "whitelisted" as well.